Neptune Energy ramps-up gas production from the Duva field
Published by Isabelle Keltie,
Neptune Energy and its partners today announced gas production will be doubled from the Duva field in the Norwegian sector of the North Sea, supporting increased supplies to the UK and Europe. The partnership has worked closely with the Norwegian authorities to identify measures to help meet gas demand in Europe. This will enable an increase in gas production from the Duva field by 6500 boe/d from the first half of April.
Duva is a subsea installation with three oil producers and one gas producer, tied back to the Neptune Energy-operated Gjøa semi-submersible platform. The gas is transported by pipeline to the UK’s St Fergus gas terminal. Neptune Energy’s Managing Director in Norway, Odin Estensen, said: “We are pleased that we, together with our partners and in cooperation with Norwegian authorities, will be able to supply additional and much-needed volumes of gas, enough to heat a further 350 000 UK homes per day.”
Duva's overall production currently stands at 30 000 boe/d, of which 6500 boe/d is natural gas. Under the newly-agreed measures, daily gas production will double to 13 000 boe/d for an initial 4-8 months. Around 70% of Neptune Energy’s Norwegian production is gas, and the company is investigating opportunities to ramp-up gas production from other fields within its portfolio. Electrified with hydropower from shore, CO2 emissions per boe on the Gjøa platform are less than half the average on the Norwegian Continental Shelf.
Read the latest issue of Oilfield Technology in full for free: Spring 2022
Oilfield Technology’s first issue of 2022 begins with analysis from Wood Mackenzie on the disconnect between surging oil prices and US oil production growth and investment. The rest of the issue is dedicated to features covering sand removal technology, dissolvable frac plug technology, digitalisation of offshore operations, annular intervention, oilfield chemicals, subsea compression systems and smart instrument measurement.
Exclusive contributions come from TETRA Technologies, NOV, Archer, Expro, Locus Bio-Energy Solutions, AES Drilling Fluids, MAN Energy Solutions and Winters Instruments.
Read the article online at: https://www.oilfieldtechnology.com/drilling-and-production/08042022/neptune-energy-ramps-up-gas-production-from-the-duva-field/
You might also like
Woodside Energy awards offshore decommissioning contracts
The company has completed the award of all major contracts for the decommissioning of subsea infrastructure offshore Western Australia.